Handbook on Crime and Deviance

  • Marvin D. Krohn
  • Nicole Hendrix
  • Gina Penly Hall
  • Alan J. Lizotte

Part of the Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research book series (HSSR)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Methodological Issues in Crime Research by Alan Lizotte

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Martin A. Andresen, Tarah Hodgkinson
      Pages 3-19
    3. Nicole Janich, David E. Duffee
      Pages 35-51
  3. Explanations of Crime by Marvin D. Krohn

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-87
    2. Joseph A. Schwartz, Anthony Walsh, Kevin M. Beaver
      Pages 89-111
    3. Ronald L. Akers, Wesley G. Jennings
      Pages 113-129
    4. Michael Rocque, Alex R. Piquero
      Pages 131-144
    5. Robert Agnew, Timothy Brezina
      Pages 145-160
    6. Steven F. Messner, Richard Rosenfeld, Andreas Hövermann
      Pages 161-177
    7. Jón Gunnar Bernburg
      Pages 179-196
    8. Charis E. Kubrin, Michelle D. Mioduszewski
      Pages 197-211
    9. Cecilia Chouhy
      Pages 213-241
    10. Charles R. Tittle, Cindy Brooks Dollar
      Pages 243-257
  4. Criminal Justice-Related Issues by Gina Penly Hall

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 337-339
    2. Anthony A. Braga, Lisa Barao
      Pages 341-354
    3. John E. Eck, Ronald V. Clarke
      Pages 355-376
    4. Michael Rocque, Lisa Slivken
      Pages 377-394
    5. Catherine D. Marcum, George E. Higgins
      Pages 459-475
  5. Special Topics in Crime and Deviance by Nicole Hendrix

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 477-478
    2. James C. Howell
      Pages 497-511
    3. Helene R. White, Fiona N. Conway, Judit H. Ward
      Pages 513-532
    4. Richard L. Legault, Nicole Hendrix, Alan J. Lizotte
      Pages 533-554
    5. Timothy O. Ireland, Carolyn A. Smith, Cheyenne Loveland
      Pages 555-589
    6. Matt R. Nobles
      Pages 591-601

About this book


This 2nd edition of the Handbook provides an interdisciplinary coverage of new understandings of the most important developments in the sociology of crime and deviance that is current and emerging for research, methodology, practice, and theory in criminology. It fosters research to take the fields of criminology and criminal justice in new directions. Unlike any other handbook, it includes chapters on cutting-edge quantitative data and analytical techniques that are shaping the future of empirical research and expanding theoretical explanations of crime and deviance. It further devotes a section to the most current and innovative methodological issues. Chapters are updated providing an inclusive discussion of the current research and the theoretical and empirical future of crime and deviance. This handbook is of great interest for advanced undergraduates, graduates students, researchers and scholars in criminology, criminal justice, sociology and related fields, such as social welfare, economics, and psychology.


Sociology of Crime and Deviance Methodological Issues in Crime Research Criminology and Criminal Justice Biosocial Criminology Self Control Theory Developmental and Life Course Theory Desistance of Crime Crime in Schools Family Violence Preventing Crime Cybercrime and Prevention Green Criminology Crime and Unemployment Terrorism and Crime Mental Health Issues and Crime Legal and Illegal Gun Ownership in America

Editors and affiliations

  • Marvin D. Krohn
    • 1
  • Nicole Hendrix
    • 2
  • Gina Penly Hall
    • 3
  • Alan J. Lizotte
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Sociology and Criminology & LawUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of Criminal JusticeRadford UniversityRadfordUSA
  3. 3.School of Criminal JusticeUniversity at AlbanyAlbanyUSA
  4. 4.School of Criminal JusticeUniversity at AlbanyAlbanyUSA

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